|Virginia Senate District 24|
|1996 - Present|
|January 11, 2012|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2007|
|Next general||November 8, 2011|
|Place of birth||Staunton, VA|
Hanger attended Ft. Defiance High School. Hanger received a B.S. in Management and Economics and an M.B.A. at James Madison University. He is a member of the Church of the Brethren.
In addition to serving as senator Hanger works in commercial real estate. Previously, Hanger served as a member of the House of Delegates from 1983-92 and a Captain in the Army/National Guard from 1972-83.
- Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
- Local Government
- Rehabilitation and Social Services
Hanger represents Virginia Senate District 24. Senate District 24 includes Albemarle County(part), Augusta County, Greene County, Highland County, Lexington, Rockbridge County(part), Rockingham County(part), Staunton, Waynesboro.
- See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2011
Hanger is running for re-election to the District 24 seat of the Virginia State Senate. He is unopposed in the August 23 primary and the November 8 general election.
Hanger raised $293,579 for his campaign while Cox raised $41,733 and Sime raised $44,887.
|Virginia State Senate, District 24 (2007)|
|Emmett Hanger (R)||23,896||65.36%|
|David Cox (D)||9,757||26.69%|
|Arin Sime (L)||2,857||7.81%|
Below are Hanger's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2007 election:
|Leadership for Virginia||$55,000|
|Virginia Wine Wholesalers Association||$11,500|
|Virginia Beer Wholesalers Association||$10,500|
Hanger was born in Staunton, Virginia on August 2, 1948.
- Sen. Hanger's website
- Biography from the Virginia Legislature
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions:1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007
|Virginia Senate District 24
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